"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?" by Marianne Williamson

Sunday, November 6, 2011


Isn't this a beautiful dress? I used a special setting on my camera to showcase the wonderful color in this dress. It has a fishnet overlay with some sparkles (love those sparkles). I bought this dress to wear to the Ball this year. It was on sale this summer and even though I knew it was a size too small, I thought I had time to lose a little to fit into it. Well, I just didn't even try. I've been struggling for so long with my weight and nothing seems to really motivate me. So I've let things get out of control. This dress is not just one size too small. It's more. I hadn't even realized how much I've "grown". So, this is my goal. I will wear this dress to the MC Ball next year. It is our last. This will be my last chance to really dress up in a formal gown. If I lose more than this, great! I will have the dress altered or shop for another one. I always wanted to wear something vintage. You know, form-fitting with a beautiful flare at the bottom. Something elegant. I have 12 months. 12 months to fit into this size 11 dress. I know I can do it. I know I've never posted anything quite so personal here, but I am hoping your support with keep me going. Thanks everyone! Tomorrow is a new day!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Oh Chrystal....your christmas card is beautiful.......I love it.....but I have to tell you the dress you chose is GORGEOUS!!!! Don't you dare beat yourself up about your we get older it definately gets harder to keep the weight yourself for who YOU're an amazing lady!!! So what if you don't fit in the dress next year......I know it doesn't change the person YOU are!!!! Love you girl!!!! Good luck on the goal you set for YOU...but's a number...You are BEAUTIFUL!!!